Principal Sponsor Architect 2014

February 19, 2014

Colombo, February 6th 2014: Alumex Group is the premier manufacturer of Aluminum extrusions in Sri Lanka. Established in 1998, Alumex boasts of over 25 years of providing high quality aluminum based products to the Sri Lankan market. Alumex is a subsidiary of the Hayleys Group which is one of the largest diversified multinational conglomerates in Sri Lanka. Alumex is therefore backed by the manufacturing expertise of Hayleys and by its own highly trained and experienced staff with over 25 years in the Aluminium industry. The company has innovative aluminum extrusions for the Architectural, Commercial and Engineering industries and also does designs and manufactures profiles to suit specific customer needs. Alumex is an ISO 9001:2008 certified manufacturer and all its products conforms to International Standards.

The manufacturing process at Alumex has facilities for melting, extruding, anodizing and powder coating of Commercial and Architectural Aluminum profiles. It also has a fully equipped, modern wood finishing facility and is Sri Lanka’s only aluminum manufacturer with in-house die manufacturing capability that uses state-of-the art CNC machinery, and CAD/CAM technology for die designing and manufacturing as per the requirements of its customers. All the raw materials used in the process are from world-renowned manufacturers in the UAE, Germany and France. Alumex manufactures architectural profiles for partitions, sliding doors and windows, curtain walls and swing doors. And also manufactures specialized profiles for roller shutters, ladders, hand rails and display units. Alumex is the only company that is licensed to manufacture tested aluminum proprietary systems for AluK of Italy and Fletcher Aluminium of New Zealand.

The company’s vision is to be the Premier Aluminum Extrusion Manufacturer in the South Asian Region. In attaining its vision, Alumex also places great emphasis on being an environmentally friendly and socially responsible organization. It is committed to protecting the environment by constantly monitoring employee health and safety, atmospheric emissions, waste water effluents and solid waste generated by the manufacturing process and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements. In addition the company uses eco-friendly chemicals in every process at Alumex.

As a way of giving back to society, Alumex also conducts fabricator training courses in its fully equipped training school at Makola in order to propagate the usage of aluminum in building construction work. These courses are conducted free of charge by well experienced staffs that are fully conversant with the trade. Alumex has conducted training for over 2000 participants and at present have exclusively signed up with the Vocational Training Institute to conduct the level 3 fabricator training programmes in five centers in the Northern Province (Jaffna, Vauniya, Killinocchi, Mannar and Mullativ) and in Galle, Ratnapura, Kurunegala and Ratmalana.

Alumex products are available through an island wide distribution network in Sri Lanka consisting of 57 dealers and five Alumex distribution centers in Makola, Kotte, Jaffna, Anuradhapura and Ratnapura. The Group is planning to add four more distribution

centers to this network in the near future. Alumex also prides itself on providing superior after-sales service and support. Customers can benefit from site visits, on-site training and troubleshooting as and when required. All their products are provided with warranties with periods up to 10 years.

With the rapid growth in the construction industry, Alumex has seen a considerable increase in demand for the products they manufacture. With the influx of high-rise constructions, Aluminum extrusions have become an invaluable product mainly due to its ability to substitute timber based products. Taking advantage of this factor, Alumex has constantly supported the construction industry and have been the principal sponsor of the Architects Exhibition for the last five years and will continue their affiliation this year as well.